October 8, 2021
Introduction and reflection from our new District Vice-Principal for Indigenous Education
Some of you may know Connie Swan from her work with our Indigenous Education Team over the last year. We’re excited to announce that she has stepped into an important new role in the District, as she is now the District Vice-Principal for… more
September 10, 2021
Good Things are Happening: 2020-21 in review
In their end of year letter, Chair Gurveen Dhaliwal and Superintendent Karim Hachlaf outlined some of the remarkable aspects of the school year year 2020-21, focusing on thanking all those who made this year’s many successes… more
July 14, 2021
As parents, we worry. We worry about things we’ve done, things we’ve not done and then all the things (that we may or may not have control over) that may affect our children.
And one of those common worries and questions we… more
July 7, 2021
Summer slide: Tips and resources
Worried about your child’s learning through the summer? Looking for ways to incorporate some practical activities and learning opportunities into slow summer days? The below article and resources have been put together by our District… more
June 10, 2021
Learning with pride
June 10, 2021 – Inspired by a piece of student artwork, with product applications brainstormed by one of the district’s Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) clubs, we have sent to print the new “Learning with pride” design… more
May 6, 2021
Custodian by day, artist at heart
Most people know Kent Charles as the friendly and hard working custodian who is diligently working every day to keep Qayqayt Elementary clean … to help make sure kids and staff stay as healthy as possible.
But he’s recently… more
April 26, 2021
Black Canadians in black, white and grey
Inspired and informed … we’re recognizing some outstanding recent student work, completed by Ms. Leblanc’s grade 9 to 12 students. It’s work that should make the New Westminster Secondary School community proud!
April 7, 2021
A career that gives back: Education Assistants in schools
Looking for a new career where you can make a real difference in someone’s life? Love all kids?
Educational Assistants help kids in our community every day – working with parents, teachers and other professionals to support… more
March 15, 2021
Outdoor Covered Play and Learning Centres at four schools
*This article was written by Julie MacLellan, for the New Westminster Record and was published on Friday March 12, 2021 under the title of “Outdoor learning centres have arrived at four New West schools.” It has been shared with their… more
March 8, 2021
The women of New Westminster Schools
In honour of International Women’s Day, we wanted to celebrate some of the amazing women who work across this district every day … leaders at various levels. These women are driven by different passions, expertise and come different… more